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KCS, CP, GATX, Local Rotary Clubs and NASCO Launch 60,000 Tree Challenge North American Boxcar Tour to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

August 02, 2022

KCS, CP, GATX, Local Rotary Clubs and NASCO Launch 60,000 Tree Challenge North American Boxcar Tour to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly Read More


Kansas City Southern Releases “For the Long Haul” Sustainability Report, 2021 Sustainability Data Update

July 21, 2022

Kansas City, Mo., July 21, 2022. Kansas City Southern (KCS) has released a 2021 sustainability data update to its sustainability report, “For the Long Haul: Delivering Prosperity, Valuing People, Protecting the Planet.” The report is available in the ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Announces Agreement to Invest in Celaya Railway Bypass and Amend KCSM’s Concession Title to Extend Exclusivity

July 20, 2022

Kansas City, Mo., July 20, 2022. Kansas City Southern (KCS) and its affiliate Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM) announced today that KCSM has reached an agreement with the Mexican Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (... Read More


Kansas City Southern Announces $500,000 Pledge and Employee Gift Match to American Red Cross to Support the Global Red Cross Network Response to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis

March 11, 2022

Kansas City, Mo., March 11, 2022. Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced today that it has pledged a total of $500,000 to the American Red Cross to support the global Red Cross network response to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis, and will also match employees’ ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Announces 21st Anniversary Holiday Express Fundraising Results to Benefit Salvation Army in 21 Communities

December 20, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., December 20, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced today that the 21st anniversary KCS Holiday Express program in partnership with The Salvation Army has raised over $280,000 to benefit The Salvation Army in 21 communities on the U.S. rail ... Read More


Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Close Into Voting Trust

December 14, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 14, 2021 - Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced the completion of its sale to Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP, NYSE: CP) (“CP”). The transaction represents an enterprise value of approximately ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Receives Leadership Level Score from CDP

December 13, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., December 13, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that the company has been notified that our CDP climate change disclosure, submitted earlier this year, earned a score of A- for 2021. This is an improvement from KCS’ 2020... Read More


Kansas City Southern Stockholders Approve Merger with CP

December 10, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo., December 10, 2021. Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) announced that the Company’s stockholders have voted to approve the previously announced combination with Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) (“CP&... Read More


Railway Age magazine announces Canadian Pacific's Keith Creel and Kansas City Southern's Pat Ottensmeyer have been named 2022 Railroaders of the Year

December 09, 2021

Railway Age magazine announces Canadian Pacific's Keith Creel and Kansas City Southern's Pat Ottensmeyer have been named 2022 Railroaders of the Year Read More


Kansas City Southern’s Strong Operational Performance Drives Record Grain Performance

December 02, 2021

KCS shipped more grain in October and November than in any other month on record Quarter-to-date cross-border grain shuttle train cycle times are at record best levels Kansas City, Mo., December 2, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announces that it achieved... Read More


Kansas City Southern Announces Holiday Express Challenge Grant to Benefit The Salvation Army in 21 Communities

November 30, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., November 30, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced in September that it would celebrate the 21st anniversary of its KCS Holiday Express program with a fundraiser to benefit The Salvation Army in 21 communities on its U.S. rail network.... Read More


Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Merger Proposal Receives Required Mexican Regulatory Approvals

November 26, 2021

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Merger Proposal Receives Required Mexican Regulatory Approvals Read More


Surface Transportation Board accepts CP-KCS merger application as complete, sets procedural schedule

November 23, 2021

Surface Transportation Board accepts CP-KCS merger application as complete, sets procedural schedule Read More


Kansas City Southern Declares Dividends on Four Percent Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock and Common Stock

November 05, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., November 5, 2021. Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) Board of Directors on November 5, 2021 declared a regular dividend of $0.25 per share on the outstanding KCS 4% non-cumulative preferred stock. The dividend is payable on January 18, 2022 ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Sets Special Meeting Date for Vote on Combination with CP

November 03, 2021

Kansas City Southern Sets Special Meeting Date for Vote on Combination with CP Read More


Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern File Merger Application with STB to Create Only Single-Line Rail Network Linking U.S.-Mexico-Canada

October 29, 2021

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern File Merger Application with STB to Create Only Single-Line Rail Network Linking U.S.-Mexico-Canada Read More


New Strategically-Located Central Bajío Vehicle Distribution Center to Add Velocity, Capacity and Markets to KCS Automotive Network

October 25, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., October 25, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today a collaboration with Suministros Industriales Potosinos SA de CV (SIPSA) and TransDevelopment Group (TDG) to develop the Central Bajío Vehicle Distribution Center, a state-... Read More


Kansas City Southern Reports 2021 Third Quarter Results

October 19, 2021

Kansas City Southern Reports 2021 Third Quarter Results Read More


Kansas City Southern Announces EVP Precision Scheduled Railroading Sameh Fahmy Will Leave the Company

October 13, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., October 13, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that Sameh Fahmy, executive vice president precision scheduled railroading will leave the Company by year end. During his tenure at KCS, which began in January 2019, Mr. Fahmy led... Read More


Kansas City Southern Engages Commtrex to Boost Supply Chain Efficiencies with Platform Connecting Shippers to U.S.-Mexico Transload Network

October 11, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., October 11, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that it has engaged Commtrex to enhance the visibility and connectivity of the KCS network’s over 100 transload facilities in the U.S. and Mexico using the Commtrex ... Read More


KCS Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call Time

September 28, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., September 28, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) will release its third quarter 2021 financial results on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. KCS will also hold its third quarter 2021 ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Terminates Canadian National Railway Merger Agreement and Is Entering Into Merger Agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway

September 15, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo., September 15, 2021 – Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors, in consultation with its financial and legal advisors, has unanimously determined that the acquisition proposal... Read More


Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Execute Agreement to Combine, Creating First Single-Line Rail Network Linking U.S.-Mexico-Canada

September 15, 2021

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Execute Agreement to Combine, Creating First Single-Line Rail Network Linking U.S.-Mexico-Canada Read More


21st Anniversary KCS Holiday Express to Benefit The Salvation Army in 21 Communities

September 13, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., September 13, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that it will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its KCS Holiday Express program and partnership with The Salvation Army with a fundraiser to benefit the Salvation Army in 21 ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Receives Revised Proposal from Canadian Pacific That Board of Directors Determines is a "Company Superior Proposal"

September 12, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo, September 12, 2021. Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that the KCS Board of Directors determined that CP’s revised proposal constitutes a “Company Superior Proposal” as defined in KCS’s merger ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Board of Directors Determines Proposal from Canadian Pacific Railway Could Reasonably Be Expected to Lead to a “Superior Proposal”

September 04, 2021

Kansas City Southern to Begin Discussions with Canadian Pacific Railway KANSAS CITY, Mo.—September 4, 2021--Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously determined, after consultation with the ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Adjourns Special Meeting of Stockholders until September 24, 2021

September 03, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo., September 3, 2021 – Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that it has adjourned the Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) for KCS stockholders to vote on the previously announced ... Read More


KCS Comments on Surface Transportation Board Decision Regarding Voting Trust For Combination With CN

September 01, 2021

KCS Comments on Surface Transportation Board Decision Regarding Voting Trust For Combination With CN Read More


KCS Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Proposal from Canadian Pacific Railway

September 01, 2021

KCS Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Proposal from Canadian Pacific Railway Read More


KCS to Provide Scholarships for Women to Pursue a Skilled Trade at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College

August 23, 2021

Shreveport, La., August 23, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced a partnership with Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College (NLTCC) for the railroad company’s Skilled Trade Women’s Scholarship Program. The scholarships will fund the... Read More


Kansas City Southern Adjourns Special Meeting of Stockholders Until September 3, 2021

August 19, 2021

Kansas City Southern Adjourns Special Meeting of Stockholders Until September 3, 2021 Read More


Savage Partners with KCS to Construct and Operate Louisiana Railport to Provide Needed Transload and Railcar Storage Solutions for Area Industries

August 18, 2021

Savage Partners with KCS to Construct and Operate Louisiana Railport to Provide Needed Transload and Railcar Storage Solutions for Area Industries Read More


CN’s JJ Ruest and KCS’ Pat Ottensmeyer to Address the Deutsche Bank Virtual Transportation Conference on August 17

August 13, 2021

CN’s JJ Ruest and KCS’ Pat Ottensmeyer to Address the Deutsche Bank Virtual Transportation Conference on August 17 Read More


Kansas City Southern Board of Directors Unanimously Determines Proposal from Canadian Pacific Railway Does Not Constitute a Superior Proposal to Its Agreement with CN

August 12, 2021

Kansas City Southern Board of Directors Unanimously Determines Proposal from Canadian Pacific Railway Does Not Constitute a Superior Proposal to Its Agreement with CN Read More


KCS Declares Dividends on 4% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock & Common Stock

August 10, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., August 10, 2021. Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) Board of Directors on August 10, 2021 declared a regular dividend of $0.25 per share on the outstanding KCS 4% non-cumulative preferred stock. The dividend is payable on October 5, 2021 to ... Read More


Kansas City Southern Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Proposal From Canadian Pacific Railway

August 10, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--August 10, 2021--Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) ("CP") to acquire KCS in a transaction whereby shareholders of... Read More


Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends KCS Shareholders Vote "FOR" Transaction with CN

August 07, 2021

Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends KCS Shareholders Vote "FOR" Transaction with CN Read More


Kansas City Southern Comments on Preliminary Proxy Statement Filed by CP

August 02, 2021

Kansas City Southern Comments on Preliminary Proxy Statement Filed by CP Read More


Kansas City Southern Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

July 16, 2021

Kansas City Southern Reports Second Quarter Results Read More


Kansas City Southern Sets Special Meeting Date for Vote on Combination with CN

July 08, 2021

Kansas City Southern Sets Special Meeting Date for Vote on Combination with CN Read More


CN and KCS Outline Benefits of Pro-Competitive Combination for Shippers

July 08, 2021

CN and KCS Outline Benefits of Pro-Competitive Combination for Shippers Read More


CN and KCS Emphasize Compelling Case for Pro-Competitive Combination in STB Filing, Now Awaiting Final Ruling on Voting Trust

July 07, 2021

CN and KCS Emphasize Compelling Case for Pro-Competitive Combination in STB Filing, Now Awaiting Final Ruling on Voting Trust Read More


KCS Releases “For the Long Haul” 2020 Sustainability Report

July 01, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., July 1, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) has released its 2020 sustainability report, “For the Long Haul: Delivering Prosperity, Valuing People, Protecting the Planet.” The report is available in the Corporate Responsibility ... Read More


Midstream Texas Operating to Build Transload Facility on Kansas City Southern Line in Corpus Christi, Texas for Export of Refined Products into Mexico

June 29, 2021

Kansas City, Mo., June 29, 2021. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) and Midstream Texas Operating LLC (MTO) today announced a long-term commercial agreement to provide truck-to-rail transloading services for petroleum and petrochemicals from Corpus Christi, Texas ... Read More


Approval of CN-KCS Voting Trust is Essential Next Step for Shippers and Others to Have Their Say on What Constitutes Enhanced Competition

June 29, 2021

Approval of CN-KCS Voting Trust is Essential Next Step for Shippers and Others to Have Their Say on What Constitutes Enhanced Competition Read More


Pro-Competitive CN-KCS Combination Gains Even More Support from Key Stakeholders

June 28, 2021

Pro-Competitive CN-KCS Combination Gains Even More Support from Key Stakeholders Read More


CN-KCS Voting Trust Receives Additional Support from Organized Labor, Including Four Local Union Letters from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

June 28, 2021

CN-KCS Voting Trust Receives Additional Support from Organized Labor, Including Four Local Union Letters from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Read More


CN's Open Gateways Commitment in CN-KCS Combination Provides Grain Customers, Including in the Upper Midwestern U.S., the Competitive Access They Want

June 25, 2021

CN's Open Gateways Commitment in CN-KCS Combination Provides Grain Customers, Including in the Upper Midwestern U.S., the Competitive Access They Want Read More


CN's JJ Ruest and KCS' Pat Ottensmeyer Emphasized Supply Chain and Environmental Benefits of Transaction in Op-Ed

June 25, 2021

CN's JJ Ruest and KCS' Pat Ottensmeyer Emphasized Supply Chain and Environmental Benefits of Transaction in Op-Ed Read More


CN-KCS Voting Trust Supported by SMART Transportation Division

June 23, 2021

CN-KCS Voting Trust Supported by SMART Transportation Division Read More